Under the Radar at Katama Airfield

Katama Airport general manager Alyssa Fitzpatrick didn’t anticipate learning to fly when she started working for Mike Creato, the Island’s biplane specialist, 20 years ago…

Current Project

We are pleased to announce the new airfield hangar project will be complete in the summer of 2022. The advocacy work, education, in-kind gifts, and donations from the Katama Airfield Trust to the Town of EDGARTOWN have been critical to the start …

How Katama Airfield escaped the clutches of developers

To preserve an 128-acre ecological gem, it took a man who loved planes more than money. I caught Mike Creato on a good day. Good day for me, but not so good for Creato. That’s because Mike Creato co-owns Classic Aviators, which takes people up for biplane rides from Katama Airfield, and because the weather was looking iffy …

Breaking news: Katama Hangar demolished

By Brian Dowd MV Times. Long-awaited replacement set to go up. The World War II–era Katama Airfield hangar was finally laid to rest Thursday afternoon. A small group of onlookers watched as the hangar fell to a heap of scrap amid sounds of screeching metal ….